Has Sept. 11 changed us? Not much

September 12, 2007
by Derrick Z. Jackson
Boston Globe

According to the recently released report by the Trust for America's Health, 47 states are now more than 20 percent obese. Mississippi has become the first state to crack the 30-percent-obese barrier. The government has estimated that obesity costs the nation between $69 billion and $117 billion a year.

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